Memphis at SMU Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/20/2014
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Gerald J. Ford Stadium in University Park
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The Memphis Tigers (3-3) will take their solid defense on the road to face the winless Southern Methodist Mustangs (0-6) on Saturday afternoon. SMU was able to beat Memphis on the road last season by the score of 34-29.
Memphis was outscored 14-3 in the second half in their game against Houston in their last game and ended up losing 28-24. The Tigers can definitely blame that loss on turnovers after coughing the ball up five times in the game.
Memphis has been able to score 33.7 points per game this season while only giving up 20.8 points per game. Sophomore quarterback Paxton Lynch has thrown for 1,401 yards with nine touchdowns and six interceptions. Running back Doroland Dorceus has rushed for 237 yards with four touchdowns and he is averaging 5.2 yards per carry.
SMU's struggled continued last Saturday when they were blown out 41-3 by Cincinnati on their home field. Their offense turned the ball over four times in that game while their defense gave up 508 yards to Cincinnati's offense.
The Mustangs are currently dead last in scoring with 6.5 points per game, and they are also last in points against with 48 points given up per game. Their primary quarterback has been Garrett Krstich, who has 790 passing yards with two touchdowns and four interceptions. Starting running back Kevin Pope has just 105 yards on 34 carries this season.
Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
Memphis Tigers are 4-2-0 Against the Spread
Memphis Tigers are 3-3-0 against the Over/Under
Southern Methodist Mustangs Betting Trends
Southern Methodist Mustangs are 1-5-0 Against the Spread
Southern Methodist Mustangs are 4-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
09/29/14 RB Doroland Dorceus Knee out for season
Southern Methodist Mustangs
10/19/14 OL Taylor Lasecki Head "?" Saturday vs. Memphis
10/19/14 RB K.C. Nlemchi Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Memphis
09/09/14 QB Neal Burcham Elbow out for season
09/06/14 RB Daniel Gresham Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis
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